5 razones para confiar en GA_P

  • 1

    Ofrecemos nuestra capacidad para prestar asesoramiento de alto valor añadido a empresas de cualquier sector de la economía

  • 2

    Sabemos entender el negocio de nuestros clientes y ello nos permite anticiparnos con propuestas sensibles a sus necesidades

  • 3

    Junto al asesoramiento global, prestamos también asesoramiento específico en aspectos que requieren un alto grado de innovación y sofisticación

  • 4

    Buscamos siempre la relación a largo plazo con nuestros clientes. Para lograrlo formamos equipos multidisciplinares, dirigidos por uno o varios socios, que se relacionan de forma permanente con sus interlocutores en la empresa

  • 5

    Tenemos un acceso privilegiado a los mercados internacionales y, por ello, seguimos a nuestros clientes más allá de nuestras fronteras. Somos uno de los despachos ibéricos más activos en los foros internacionales

Socios fundadores

Fernando Pombo

Fernando Pombo (1943-2011), nacido en Santander y presidente de la Firma hasta su fallecimiento, estudió Filosofía y Derecho en las Universidades de Oviedo y Complutense de Madrid (1965) y cursó el doctorado en Ginebra y en el Instituto Max Planck de Múnich.
Desde muy joven se involucró de manera muy activa en la International Bar Association (IBA). Tras más de 25 años ocupando cargos ejecutivos dentro de la organización, fue nombrado presidente (bienio 2007-2008).
Recibió la Gran Cruz de la Orden de San Raimundo de Peñafort (2012), la Gran Cruz al Mérito en el Servicio a la Abogacía (2005), la Medalla de Honor del Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (2008) y de Barcelona (2009), entre otros muchos reconocimientos por su trayectoria profesional y a su labor en la promoción de la abogacía en el ámbito internacional.

Ignacio Gómez-Acebo

Ignacio Gómez-Acebo Duque de Estrada (1932-2011) fue presidente honorario de la Firma hasta su fallecimiento.
Licenciado en Derecho por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid y la Universidad de Salamanca, empezó su carrera profesional trabajando en la pequeña agencia de propiedad industrial Clarke, Modet & Co.
Fue impulsor de la reestructuración y modernización de la empresa española y alentó la instalación en España de grandes multinacionales.
Fundó asimismo la Universidad San Pablo, fue patrono de la Comisión Permanente de la Biblioteca Nacional y presidente del European Advisory Committee de New York Stock Exchange.
A lo largo de su extensa carrera profesional, fue distinguido con la Gran Cruz del Mérito Civil, era Oficial de la Orden del Imperio Británico y Caballero de la Orden del León de Finlandia.

Asesoramos a empresas desde 1971

  • Somos una firma que presta asesoramiento jurídico en Derecho español, portugués y de la Unión Europea
  • Estamos presentes en nueve oficinas en cinco países: España, EE. UU, Reino Unido, Portugal y Bélgica
  • Contamos con un gran reconocimiento nacional e internacional por nuestros servicios jurídicos, gestión, servicio al cliente, innovación y excelencia técnica.
  • Representamos a empresas que cotizan en los principales mercados de valores de sus países.

Reconocimientos

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

Best Lawyers 2014. Insurance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Administrative Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Arbitration and Mediation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Communications

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Competition and Antitrust Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Criminal Defense

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Environmental Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Financial Institutions

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Information Technology

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Intellectual Property

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Intellectual Property

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Litigation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Media

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Project Finance and Development Practice

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Project Finance and Development Practice

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Public Finance Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Structured Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Structured Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2009). Labor and Employment

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2010). Communications

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2010). Litigation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2010). Public Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2012). Litigation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2013). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2013). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2013). Intellectual Property

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2013). Private Equity

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Corporate Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Natural Resources Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Project Finance and Development practice

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2014). Tax Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2015). Arbitration and Mediation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2015). Construction Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2015). Energy Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2015). Privacy & Data Protection Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2015). Tax Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2016). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2016). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2016). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2016). Criminal Defense

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2016). Insolvency and Reorganization

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Arbitration and Mediation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Arbitration and Mediation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Capital Markets

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Corporate and M&A Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Environmental Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Intellectual Property Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Litigation

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Litigation – Commercial

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Tax Law

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2017). Waste

Best Lawyers 2018(since 2008). Equipment Finance

Best Lawyers 2018. Capital Markets

Best Lawyers 2018. Corporate and M&A

Best Lawyers 2018. Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice

Best Lawyers 2018. Labor and Employment

Best Lawyers 2018. Lawyer of the year. Competition and Antitrust Law

Best Lawyers 2018. Lawyer of the year: Administrative Law

Best Lawyers 2018. Lawyer of the year: Competition and Antitrust Law

Best Lawyers 2018. Planning

Best Lawyers 2018. Project Finance and Development Practice

Best Lawyers 2018. Tax Law

Best Lawyers 2018. Transportation Law

Best Lawyers 2018: Lawyer of the year. Tax Law

Best Lawyers 2018: Lawyer of the year Labor and Employment

Chambers Europe 2018 – Employment

"A very good lawyer"

Chambers Europe 2018 – Energy

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance

"Always being available, having a lot of common sense and really adding value" "He is extremely intelligent, passionate and dedicates his all to solving his client’s issues"

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance (Portugal)

“Super-responsive, dedicated and smart. He is easy to deal with and always friendly”

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance – Eminent Practicioner

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance – Spain

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance

Chambers Europe 2018. Banking & Finance UK/US – Qualified Experts

Chambers Europe 2018. Competition/ European Law (Portugal)

“Is very bright, pays attention to detail an can deliver great results under huge time pressure”

Chambers Europe 2018. Competition/ European Law (Portugal) – Band 1

“An amazing lawyer who is a reference in the area”

Chambers Europe 2018. Competition/European Law

"Knowledgeable, thoughtful and extremely client-oriented in terms of meeting deadlines"

Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/M&A

Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/M&A – Spain

Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/M&A- Portugal

Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution

"He is very responsive and helpful, working easily across different countries and languages"

Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution

Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution – Spain

Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution Up and coming

Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime – Band 1

“He combines the strong skills of a good criminal lawyer with two other strengths: knowledge of how administrations function and a great ease of interlocution"

Chambers Europe 2018. Employment

"He has excellent technical knowledge but also has the ability to strategise and deliver that knowledge in a way that is practical and fits what the client is looking for"

Chambers Europe 2018. Energy and Natural Resources

Chambers Europe 2018. Environment

"A magnificent lawyer for water matters" with "a wealth of experience"

Chambers Europe 2018. Environment

Her "ability to understand clients' needs and problems, in-depth knowledge of climate change issues and practical approach"

Chambers Europe 2018. Environment – Band 1

"Practical application of the law, knowledge of the legislation and international expertise"

Chambers Europe 2018. Insurance

Chambers Europe 2018. Intellectual Property: Copyrights

Chambers Europe 2018. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks – Eminent Practitioner

Chambers Europe 2018. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

Chambers Europe 2018. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

Chambers Europe 2018. Investment Funds – Band 1

“He is smart, experienced and handles many complex deals”

Chambers Europe 2018. Investment Funds: Fund Formation

"She is responsive to our requests, is courteous and provides relevant feedback"

Chambers Europe 2018. Life Sciences: Patent Litigation

Chambers Europe 2018. Planning

Chambers Europe 2018. Planning (Portugal)

“Commitment, dedication to work, and her vast knowledge and experience in specific areas relating to spatial planning and zoning practices”

Chambers Europe 2018. Private Equity

His "practical focus and ability to measure problems and find the easiest solution, even to complex issues"

Chambers Europe 2018. Private Equity: Venture Capital

"He is very commercial and empathetic, with a lot of experience"

Chambers Europe 2018. Project Finance

Chambers Europe 2018. Project Finance – Band 1

Chambers Europe 2018. Project Finance – Eminent Practitioner

Chambers Europe 2018. Projects (Portugal)

Chambers Europe 2018. Projects- Portugal

Chambers Europe 2018. Public Law

"He is really familiar with all aspects of public law and its peculiarities in Spain"

Chambers Europe 2018. Public Law

"She is meticulous and customer oriented" "Her ability to search for solutions to the different incidents that arise"

Chambers Europe 2018. Public Law (Portugal)

“Well known in public works and very experienced in the execution of public works contracts”

Chambers Europe 2018. Public Law – Senior Statesmen

"A very important figure in the market"

Chambers Europe 2018. Real State

"Pragmatic and very knowledgeable about the real estate business and knows the market, which is good because he knows the other parties and has good relationships with them"

Chambers Europe 2018. Restructuring/ Insolvency: Insolvency

"Very technical" and "practical approach" in insolvency proceedings

Chambers Europe 2018. Restructuring/ Insolvency: Restructuring – Band 1

“For me he is the top choice for restructuring. He is a person who really knows the technical side of Spanish restructurings and also understands what concerns his clients”

Chambers Europe 2018. Shipping: Finance – Eminent Practitioner

"An excellent lawyer and a great person," "He is one of the best finance lawyers in Spain."

Chambers Europe 2018. Tax

Chambers Europe 2018. TMT: Media

Chambers Europe 2018. TMT: Media

"Good technical expertise and incredible commercial instincts"

Chambers Europe 2018. TMT: Telecommunications

Chambers Europe 2018.Competition/European Law-Recognised Practitioner

Chambers Europe 2018.Real State

Chambers Global 2018 (since 2014). Projects

“Great sense of pragmatism, availability and command of the relevant legislation.”

Chambers Global 2018 (since 2016). Projects

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance (Spain)

"Ability to negotiate and his client-handling skills" "It is easy to contact him and he is polite and friendly"

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance (Spain)

"Really knows the technical side of restructurings and also understands the commercial side, so he brings a really good mix between technical know-how and commercial acumen"

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance (Spain)

"Very rigorous and organised"

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance (Spain)

"Skilled, dedicated and has excellent client-handling skills"

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – Eminent Practicioner

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – Spain

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – UK – Foreign expert for spain

Chambers Global 2018. Banking & Finance – UK/US – Qualified Experts

Chambers Global 2018. Capital Markets- Portugal. Foreign Expert for Angola

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A (Portugal)

“She is always defending the interests of her clients.”

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A (Spain)

"He has a good view of the whole of the transaction and can provide high-level advice that adds value"

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A (Spain) – Foreign expertise

"She speaks German and English as well as Spanish, so it is very easy to communicate with her"

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A: Competition (Spain) – Expert based abroad

"Business-oriented and practical"

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A – Spain

Chambers Global 2018. Corporate/M&A – USA Expert based abroad

Chambers Global 2018. Dispute Resolution (Spain)

"She is well prepared, speaks well and is enthusiastic," says one peer, adding: "In court she is to the point and easy to understand"

Chambers Global 2018. Dispute Resolution – Spain

Chambers Global 2018. Energy

"The most important thing is that he's very commercial and he understands the business"

Chambers Global 2018. Energy

"A good combination of someone who knows the technicalities of the law but is also quite commercial"

Chambers Global 2018. Germany – Corporate/M&A (Foreign Expert for Germany)

Mónica Weimann Gómez heads both the London office and the firm's German desk. She receives significant praise from clients for her skilled handling of complex cross-border mandates, particularly in the life sciences and retail sectors.

Chambers Global 2018. Germany- Corporate/M&A (Foreign Expert Based in UK)

Heads the German desk due to her experience in Spanish-German cross-border transactions.

Chambers Global 2018. Intellectual Property (Spain)

"Good technical knowledge and sound advice" highlighting his "understanding of current issues"

Chambers Global 2018. Intellectual Property (Spain) – Eminent practitioner

"A very commercial lawyer" "Strategic and big-picture oversight"

Chambers Global 2018. Intellectual Property – Spain

Chambers Global 2018. Intellectual Property: copyright (Spain)

"He definitely knows the business and not only the technicalities of the law. He always gives a lot of input on the business side and he really tries for his clients"

Chambers Global 2018. Project Finance (Spain)

"Smart, accurate, good from a technical point of view and always tries to add value to the deals in which we are involve”

Chambers Global 2018. Project Finance (Spain) Band 1

Clients praise "her ability to evaluate and identify risks as well as establishing mechanisms to deal with them"

Chambers Global 2018. Project Finance – Eminent Practitioner

Chambers Global 2018. Projects (Portugal)

“Is highlighted for his "knowledge of public contracting."

Chambers Global 2018. Projects (Portugal)

"Great sense of pragmatism, availability and command of the relevant legislation"

Legal 500 2018. Banking and finance; Capital Markets: Debt; Capital markets: Equity e Insurance

Legal 500 2018. Banking and Finance

Legal 500 2018. Banking and Finance

Legal 500 2018. Banking and finance, Projects and energy y Transport: Shipping

Legal 500 2018. Banking and finance; Commercial, corporate y M&A; Projects and energy e Insurance

Legal 500 2018. Capital Markets

Legal 500 2018. Capital Markets

«He is ‘knowledgeable and easy to work with’.»

Legal 500 2018. Capital Markets: Debt

Legal 500 2018. Capital markets: Debt

Legal 500 2018. Capital markets: Debt y Capital markets: Equity

Legal 500 2018. Capital markets: Equity

Legal 500 2018. Capital Markets: Equity

Legal 500 2018. Capital Markets: Equity e Insurance

Legal 500 2018. Commercial, corporate and M&A

Legal 500 2018. Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Legal 500 2018. Commercial, corporate and M&A e Industry focus: Food

Legal 500 2018. Commercial, corporate and M&A; Private equity; Insurance e Industry focus: Manufacturing

Legal 500 2018. Dispute Resolution

Legal 500 2018. Dispute resolution

Legal 500 2018. Employment

Legal 500 2018. Employment

Legal 500 2018. Energy and Natural Resources

Legal 500 2018. Environment

Legal 500 2018. EU & Competition

Legal 500 2018. EU and competition

Legal 500 2018. EU and Competition

Legal 500 2018. EU and Competition

Legal 500 2018. EU and Competition

«Mário Marques Mendes and senior associate Alexandra Dias Henriques are ‘convincing in court’.»

Legal 500 2018. Fraud and white-collar crime

Legal 500 2018. Industry focus: Insurance

Legal 500 2018. Industry focus: Manufacturing

Legal 500 2018. Industry focus: Retail

Legal 500 2018. Industry focus: TMT

Legal 500 2018. Insurance

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual Property

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual Property: Copyright

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Copyright, patents and trade marks

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Copyright, patents and trade marks

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Copyright, Patents y Trade marks

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Copyright, Patents, Trade marks e Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Copyright, Patents, Trade marks e Industry focus: Retail

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Patents

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Patents y Trade marks

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: trade marks

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual property: Transport: Shipping y Transport: Other transport)

Legal 500 2018. Planning Law

«Senior associate Sofia Rodrigues Nunes is ‘very experienced’.»

Legal 500 2018. Private equity

Legal 500 2018. Projects and energy

Legal 500 2018. Projects and Project Finance

Legal 500 2018. Projects and Project Finance

Legal 500 2018. Projects and Project Finance

«Ricardo Campos is ‘very pragmatic’»

Legal 500 2018. Public Law

Legal 500 2018. Public Law

Legal 500 2018. Public law e Industry focus: Food

Legal 500 2018. Real Estate and Construction

Legal 500 2018. Real estate and construction

Legal 500 2018. Restructuring and insolvency

Legal 500 2018. Tax

Legal 500 2018. Transport: Other transport

Legal 500 2018. Transport: Shipping

Legal 500 2018.Banking and Finance

«He is ‘a great asset in cross-border transactions’»

The Chambers Europe 2018. Banking and Finance

"They have the legal side, the commercial angle and the investment vision"
"The lawyers have been trained locally and abroad, and the partners really care and are involved first-hand in the deals"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Capital Markets

“The lawyers understand our needs and our outlook on things and are very flexible”

The Chambers Europe 2018. Competition and European Law

“Their knowledge of EU competition law is extremely impressive"
"The work carried out by the firm is of the best quality"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Competition/ European Law – Portugal

"Technical expertise, detailed analysis and strategic approach"
"Very good insight into antitrust authorities' processes, procedures and precedents"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate and M&A

"The partner co-ordinates the relationship with us and is on the front line in transactions"
"They got involved with the whole of my business from the beginning and are now familiar with the company, the transaction, the background and the people"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate Compliance

“The lawyers carry out their work conscientiously and quickly"
"They are reliable, have empathy with clients and are dedicated"
"They understand the peculiarities of our company very well and provide a tailor-made approach that helps us reach sensible and cost-effective solutions to problems"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/ M&A – Portugal

“Responsiveness and proactive approach”

The Chambers Europe 2018. Corporate/M&A- Portugal

The Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution

"Great availability and excellent personal treatment"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

"Excellent and available lawyers who offer great sector knowledge"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Employment

"The team does an excellent job of helping to develop the best strategy, keeping in mind the client's objectives and risk tolerance"
"Are always available and reactive"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Energy and Natural Resources

"Very responsive to enquiries, whether deal-specific or general questions"
"They definitely understand our business and what we are trying to achieve. They are also very good at working on cross-border transactions and are good co-ordinators when multiple firms in different countries are working on a transaction"
"They were very commercial and easy to talk to. They worked really hard because the work had to be executed in a short space of time"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Environment Band 1

"The team can adapt to complicated situations".
"The lawyers' knowledge of the Spanish legislation is exhaustive, and they are able to make comparisons with regional legislation"  

The Chambers Europe 2018. Intellectual Property Band 1

"Business-oriented, straightforward and strategic" "They are flexible and passionate about breakthrough projects but also rigorous on daily matters" "Well prepared and great professionals. Their main strength is the personalised treatment they can offer clients. I would highlight their professionalism and their preparation"

 

The Chambers Europe 2018. Investment Funds

"Business-oriented and practical"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Life Sciences

"Capacity for multidisciplinary work across different departments, resulting in a global understanding of various different areas of law"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Life Sciences: Patent Litigation

"Highly skilled lawyers"
"The firm has very good experience in life sciences"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Planning

"They solve the problems raised in a short time and have a very close relationship with the customer"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Private Equity

"A very qualified team with wide experience and great service"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Private Equity: Venture Capitals

“A very qualified team with wide experience and great service"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Projects – Portugal

"Rigour, objectiveness and organisation"
"Excellent understanding and articulation of the technical aspects of the nitty gritty of the judicial process"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Public Law Band 1

"The firm enjoys great prestige in the public sector for the work they do for public bodies and the articles they publish in relation to public contracting"  

The Chambers Europe 2018. Restructuring/Insolvency

"It's clearly one of the top Spanish law firms. It provides the local angle and has very good lawyers who have been trained both locally and also abroad"
"They are partners who really care and are involved first hand in the deals"
"They understand the needs of the client very well, have very good technical knowledge and are able to propose different structures in order to meet our needs"

The Chambers Europe 2018. Tax

"Sizeable tax practice"
"Good added value"

The Chambers Europe 2018.Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

"Excellent and available lawyers who offer great sector knowledge"

The Legal 500 2018. Banking and Finance

“Superb team of lawyers which advises on financing transactions, corporate finance, syndicated loans, asset finance, project finance, debt restructuring, regulatory compliance and investigations initiated by the authorities, among others”

The Legal 500 2018. Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“The team understands client’s business needs and priorities”

The Legal 500 2018. Dispute Resolution

“Very good team”

The Legal 500 2018. Employment

“A very good service with quick responses, offering tailor-made and flexible advice”

The Legal 500 2018. Environment Band 1

“Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has deep knowledge of waste management and international environmental regulations”

The Legal 500 2018. EU and Competition

“Excellent response times and sound, clear advice”

The Legal 500 2018. Industry Focus: Food Band 1

“Very experienced team”
“They offer business-oriented advice and an ability to find effective solutions”

The Legal 500 2018. Industry Focus: Healthcare and Life Sciences

“Very experienced team”

The Legal 500 2018. Industry Focus: Manufacturing Band 1

“Technical knowledge and co-ordination between different departments”

The Legal 500 2018. Industry Focus: Retail Band 1

“They provide supportive and responsive level of service with excellent industry and local knowledge”

The Legal 500 2018. Insurance

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s team, which stands out for its “dedication to clients”, provides a full-service offering

The Legal 500 2018. Intellectual Property: Copyright Band 1

“A top practice for copyright matters”
“The team is very attentive to details and client’s business needs”

The Legal 500 2018. Intellectual Property: Patents Band 1

“It’s expertise spans protection issues, commercialisation and the enforcement of patents”

The Legal 500 2018. Intellectual Property: Trade Marks Band 1

“An important name in the trade mark arena”

The Legal 500 2018. Projects and Energy – Band 1

The Legal 500 2018. Public Law Band 1

“Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has expertise advising local and international clients”

The Legal 500 2018. Real Estate and Construction

«(...) 'well-prepared and pragmatic' José Manuel Nunes»

The Legal 500 2018. Transport: Other Transport Band 1

“The firm is best known for its financing expertise in the transport space, where it advises clients in the logistics and aviation sectors”

Who’s Who Legal. Leaders in data 2018

The Chambers Europe 2017. Banking & Finance – Spain

"They have a depth of resources in the firm across areas like litigation, tax and corporate that they can bring to bear very effectively. The partners can always tap into top-quality resources at the firm and apply it to the situation quickly." "They have a lot of initiative and good new ideas. They are innovative."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Capital Markets – Spain

"We are always in a hurry and preparing everything at the last minute but they have always been able to provide all documents at the right time and collate all of the information."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Competition/European Law

"The team is really practical when giving you an answer: they don't just send you lengthy theoretical reports, and they ask the right questions to get to the crux of matters". "The lawyers in the team only take on the matters when they know they are the best – if not, they refer to other lawyers. They would always recommend what they think is best for me as a client".

The Chambers Europe 2017. Corporate/M&A

"They are very attentive towards the client." "Their availability is better than other firms."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

"The lawyers are good listeners and we have an easy relationship: there is a good atmosphere both personally and professionally." "The response times are very good."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Employment

Clients appreciate the firm's "knowledge of our sector, their listening and analytical skills and their quick response." Clients note that the lawyers' good internal communications make them more flexible: "If one contact is travelling or sick we have another lawyer to contact who is also updated on all the issues."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Energy and Natural Resources

"They are a perfect combination of being quick with work and transmitting a lot of confidence." "Their performance is good and they are very attentive towards us."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Environment

Clients describe the firm as the "benchmark in the sector" and add: "Obviously the quality of the firm is high in terms of the quality of the lawyers and their effectiveness, flexibility and immediate attention". Interviewees highlight "the interest the firm has in knowing what each client needs," adding: "They know how we work and what we expect from them – it is a pleasure for us as clients". Peers and clients recognise this firm as the leader in waste matters. Clients say: "Waste is an area they understand very well and this makes them unique".

The Chambers Europe 2017. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

"The team has a high technical capacity, and was able to use innovative arguments to defend our interests". "The team is agile, efficient and respectful of deadlines".

The Chambers Europe 2017. Investment Funds

Sources are impressed by the firm's ability to "read between the lines of the laws and regulations," explaining that "they go beyond what is written to find the course of action. It is a capable and expert team". "The co-ordination with other jurisdictions and offices was excellent."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Life Sciences

"They are extremely well organised, responsive and really to the point. They have a great combination of economic understanding and legal profundity". The firm has "a very large team that is very good for patent litigation"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Planning

The team has "the skills necessary to resolve problems in a timely manner" "Clients also appreciate the firm's "speed in resolving basically any issue."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Private Equity

The team is "extremely professional, very responsive and creative." "I think the service is very good, they are flexible and they respond quickly."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Project Finance

"They are efficient lawyers who know how to separate the important points from the irrelevant" Interviewees also highlight the lawyers' "strong technical knowledge, relevant and recent experience" and their ability to establish an "easy working relationship."

The Chambers Europe 2017. Public Law

"The team provides us with intelligent and useful strategies" "They have really in-depth knowledge of the market and of what kind of assistance my company needs," says another client, adding: "They are easygoing people who speak to me in plain language"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Real Estate

"The lawyers are extremely hard-working and really creative" "a very good real estate team," (…) "wide presence across Spain"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Restructuring/Insolvency

"I get the service that I like; I want them to get involved and jump in at the deep end, to be shamelessly on the front line of the discussion" "the team is available, quick to reply and works closely with the client"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Tax

"They feel like a friend or a business partner and come to me to check things that I hadn't thought about"

The Chambers Europe 2017. Tax – Barcelona

The team "comes up with efficient and imaginative solutions to the problems we send their way" "When we have a serious issue, we go to Gómez-Acebo & Pombo"

The Chambers Europe 2017. TMT

"They're extremely commercially minded, really understand the business heart of a deal and are focused on the legal practicalities of a case". The team is "strong and has good experience".

The Chambers Global 2017. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

The legal 500 2017. Public Law

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados’ public law practice earns praise for its ‘outstanding and pertinent advice’, ably complemented by the firm’s other departments.

The legal 500 2017. Restructuring & Insolvency

‘high technical skills’

British Legal Awards – Highly Commended 2016.

IFLR 1000 – Financial and corporate – 2016 2016.

Managing Intellectual Property 2016. Managing Intellectual Propert

Clients consider the firm "successful" in many aspects, while peers praise its "great efforts" and the fact that it has "both very good senior associates and motivated junior lawyers". José Miguel Lissén is recognised for his "deep knowledge of procedural matters before Spanish courts".

The Chambers Europe 2016. Banking and Finance

"The quality of work for the client is really good. You are always in touch with one of the partners and they co-ordinate the team. They've got a very good commercial understanding of the purpose of the deal and the key points to be negotiated." "They have strong local knowledge and the key partners always made themselves available - lots of face time, practical advice - and helped to negotiate the deal."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Capital Markets

"It has a strong local knowledge and the key partners always made themselves available; there was lots of face time, practical advice and help in negotiating the deal." "The firm offers a full service and the relationship between quality and price is one of its principal virtues."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Competition and European Law

"The team is proactive, practical and gives straight advice." "The service is excellent; the team has a great experience in this type of matter."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Corporate and M&A

"The lawyers are fast in providing the information I require and are really reactive." "The associates are committed and there is not a significant turnover, which makes our projects more efficient."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Dispute Resolution

"The lawyers are responsive, cost-effective and technically excellent." "The lawyers have a deep understanding of the judiciary and of what works in front of particular judges in Madrid."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

"It is necessary to highlight how easy it is to work with this firm." "It is a great team."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Employment

"The team was really efficient, precise and always available." "The lawyers are very responsive and quick. They take the time when they need it, they dig deep and they have in-depth knowledge."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Energy and Natural Resources

"I think very highly of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo. The team has been responsive and has demonstrated an unparalleled knowledge of locally applicable law and complex matters in the electricity sector."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Environment

"The team is commercial and completely on the ball." "I think the firm is the best in terms of money. It is very flexible with the price, the offers it makes you are very reasonable and it is flexible to change things."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Intellectual Property

"The lawyers are responsive in turning around communications and either answer directly or set up phone calls. Their advice is timely and practical." "I value the lawyers' ability to understand my business and to put themselves in my position in order to defend my company's interests.

The Chambers Europe 2016. Investment Funds

"The lawyers have strong commercial skills and the ability to negotiate and explain issues in English and Spanish." "The lawyers' preparation of meetings was well thought through and they had always come up with solutions beforehand."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Investmet Funds

"The lawyers have strong commercial skills and the ability to negotiate and explain issues in English and Spanish." "The lawyers' preparation of meetings was well thought through and they had always come up with solutions beforehand."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Life Sciences

"The team is composed of high-level individuals who are always available."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Planning

"The firm has always been very close to its clients. You always feel supported."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Private Equity

"Lawyers need to have a very specialist knowledge for private equity and they are able to tell you exactly what the issues are." "The team is extremely responsive."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Project Finance

"It has what you look for in a firm: practicality, defence of interest for the client and it's proactive in looking for solutions." "The firm is very dedicated to the deals, even if there's a high workload it always has enough resources to help us."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Public Law

"The lawyers are great experts in the field. They are operative and effective." "The attorneys have been fantastic. I find them responsive, creative and detail-oriented." "I value the firm greatly; it has been a key element in shaping the Central de Contratación since its inception, constantly proposing solutions and alternatives that improve its function and make it an attractive tool to use by as many local authorities as possible."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Real Estate

"The lawyers have a very practical approach to all issues. The team does not get lost in technicalities and goes directly to the important point of the negotiation." "Team members deliver the work on time, study every aspect of the deals very solidly and we feel very safe when closing a deal."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Restructuring and Insolvency

"Apart from their very good knowledge, I value the availability of the lawyers and that they give you great responses."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Sport

"The lawyers are fast, effective and have strong technical knowledge." "The firm provides the right person for each topic both inside and outside of sports law. All of the lawyers offer good availability and their responses are always quick."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Tax

"The lawyers are fast, effective and have strong technical knowledge." "The firm provides the right person for each topic both inside and outside of sports law. All of the lawyers offer good availability and their responses are always quick."

The Chambers Europe 2016. TMT. Media

"The communication was good, quick and direct." "The lawyers have always been very available and have met stringent deadlines when needed."

The Chambers Europe 2016. TMT. Telecommunications

"The communication was good, quick and direct." "The lawyers have always been very available and have met stringent deadlines when needed."

The Chambers Europe 2016. Wealth Management

"The lawyers are really accurate with everything they do, they have international knowledge and their service is really good." "The co-ordination between the offices is smooth."

The legal 500 2016. Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados fields a ‘reliable and experienced team which excels at understanding clients’ business needs’.

The legal 500 2016. Dispute Resolution

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has a strong eight-partner practice covering a wide range of domestic and international litigation and arbitration.

The legal 500 2016. Dispute Resolution

"Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has a ‘top class’ disputes group led by Francisco Peña"

The legal 500 2016. Employment

"Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados provides a 'high level of service' and clients appreciate the 'responsiveness and deep analysis of legislation and case law applicable to each case'.

The legal 500 2016. Environment

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados’ highly experienced three-partner team is a ‘leader in the environmental sector, especially in the area of waste and water’.

The legal 500 2016. Environment

The ‘legal soundness’ of the practice at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is ‘second to none’.

The legal 500 2016. EU and Competition

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados provides 'an excellent level of service', is 'responsive and prepares English translations of documents quickly'

The legal 500 2016. Insurance

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is involved in some of the most significant transactions in the insurance sector, and is able to combine local and international expertise.

The legal 500 2016. Patents

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is recognised for its contentious and advisory capabilities.

The legal 500 2016. Public Law

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados’ public law team is ‘well versed’ in public law matters, and works closely with the firm’s other departments to provide a complete service to clients.

The legal 500 2016. Real Estate and Construction

The real estate, property development and planning team at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has an excellent track record in complex real estate transactions.

The legal 500 2016. Tax

The team at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is seen as ‘a boutique inside of a full-service firm’.

The legal 500 2016. Trade marks and copyright

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados fields one of the largest IP teams in the country, and is considered ‘a leading firm in the sector’; the 25-strong group handles some of the most significant trade mark and copyright mandates.

Chambers Europe – Leading firm – 2015 2015.

Chambers Global – Leading firm – Top Ranked – 2015 2015.

Innovative Lawyers – Award nominee – 2015 2015.

Premios Forbes Abogados 2015. Mejor Socio Director del Año

The Chambers Europe 2015. Banking and Finance

"The team is technically impeccable, with specialised expertise in many sectors." "The team mobilises all resources to give us the best service possible. The lawyers are very agile and proactive in proposing solutions."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Capital Markets

"A very experienced, agile and knowledgeable practice."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Competition and European Law

"An extremely agile team that can adapt to client's needs; the lawyers gave first-class advice."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Corporate and M&A

"An excellent firm; the quality of its practical advice is just fantastic." "Services rendered have been outstanding- the team is available 24 hours a day and it shares our principles and values."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Dispute Resolution

"Gómez-Acebo offers close contact with a multidisciplinary team of the very highest level." "The team really adjusts to our needs as a client; it is immensely flexible."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Dispute Resolution – Portugal

"The lawyers have profound knowledge in civil construction and in management of public and private contracts in the construction sector."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

"The lawyers are very hard-working, practical and creative." "The team is very agile and has great technical ability."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Employment

"The lawyers have good international contacts, can deliver in English and are really proactive."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Energy and Natural Resources

"One of the best firms for the capacities of individual partners and for the interaction between different departments; it can operate as a one-stop shop." "The lawyers are good technically and also from commercial point of view. They find the right balance of the two aspects and are good at finding solutions."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Energy and Natural Resources – Portugal

"The team is resourceful and able to select lawyers with the best skills for each issue."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Environment

"The lawyers have a good knowledge of the issues at a legal level and know people in the administration and engineers, wich helps to resolve questions and clear doubts" "The firm is a pioneer in the Spanish market in environmental issues." "What I value is the great experience that the lawyers have and their specialisation in the egislation that affects my company".

The Chambers Europe 2015. Intellectual Property

"The lawyers are well prepared and have a good understanding of the technical issues. They are proactive and make working in a team very easy."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Life Sciences

"The team provides valuable technical knowledge and precision in problem solving. Excellent response to urgent matters."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Planning

"Excellent service, especially the lawyers' technical knowledge of planning law and strategic capacity as well as optimum availability and personalised service." "The team combines a great ability for negotiation with a fantastic capacity for work. Availability and speed are two of its main attributes."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Private Equity

"The firm was able to put in place a fantastic team that worked day and night for a couple of weeks and we ended up with a smooth process in a multi-jurisdictional transaction." "The lawyers were not just pointing out the issues but were looking for the solution as to how to approach the matter. They were proactive and for me it was easy to get to the partners."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Project Finance

"Highly experienced professionals; the resources they are able to dedicate to clients are just fantastic." "The team has greatcapacity in the sector and always looks for practical solutions for clients."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Projects – Portugal

"The team has total availability, provides very good advice and has full knowledge of the construction industry." "The lawyers have impressed us at all levels: in terms of technical knowledge, fluency in foreign languages, availability, professionalism and organisation of services they are very good."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Public Law

"The lawyers impressed us with their personal approah and knowledge of the sector. We've made a great team with great synergy."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Real Estate

"A commercial team that really goes above and beyond." "The team adapts very well to clients' needs; the lawyers have technical knowledge across different areas of law and are always available."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Restructuring and Insolvency

"You can rely on the firm's network and local knowledge of processes and situations." "In Spanish insolvency law the lawyers con tell me in two lines what the key problems are." "My team really like the firm in terms of the alert notes it puts out for breaking legal developments in Spain"

The Chambers Europe 2015. Shipping Finance

"I have a very good opinion of the firm working on the finance side for Spanish banks - it is a reference in the sector and the lawyer are a pleasure to del with."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Sport

"I have an excellent relationship with the firm and total confidence. If there is any doubt I can pick up the phone and put the question to the lawyers, so the relationship is comfortable and easy." "It's a firm that you can access with ease and the lawyers' response always comes at the right time."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Tax

"The lawyers are very efficient; any time that we ask a question they always give a quick and valid answer." "The lawyers are commercial whilst understanding the risks."

The Chambers Europe 2015. TMT

"A very professional team that impressed us throughout the whole process."

The Chambers Europe 2015. Wealth Management

"We like the lawyers' positive thinking. Ther are pro-business and that is good for us."

The legal 500 2015. Banking and Finance

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados excels in investment fund and acquisition finance matters.

The legal 500 2015. Banking and Finance – Portugal

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, which provides 'commerical and detailed advice'.

The legal 500 2015. Corporate and M&A

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has an excellent reputation for mid-market M&A and stands out for its 'excellent technical competency' and 'fantastic understanding of its clients businesses'.

The legal 500 2015. Employment

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has a highly practical-minded and responsive team'.

The legal 500 2015. Environment

Pedro Poveda's team at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is recommended because of its 'excellent service, response times and strength in depth'.

The legal 500 2015. EU and Competition

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados´ team provides 'high quality, knowledgeable and practical advice'.

The legal 500 2015. Healthcare and life sciences

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is highly regarded in the healthcare and life sciences sector, primarily thanks to its rounded IP expertise.

The legal 500 2015. Patents

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados' five-partner team is particularly renowed for its litigation capabilities.

The legal 500 2015. Projects and Energy

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has the best energy team one can expect.

The legal 500 2015. Public Law

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados' broad public law practice is 'excellent in every respect' and acts for clients in transactions, disputes and regulatory matters. Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has a strong regulatory practice and represents a relevant number of clients in the education sector.

The legal 500 2015. Real Estate and Construction

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados´ 'top level real estate team' has 'vast specialist knwoledge and experience'.

The legal 500 2015. Restructuring and Insolvency

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados is 'strong in terms of knowledge, response times and quality of advice', and has been busy with refinancings and debts restructurigns.

The legal 500 2015. Tax

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados has ’a client-focused approach' and 'solid industry knwoledge'.

The legal 500 2015. Trade marks and copyright

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados' 25-lawyer team has the firepower to handle some of the most significant trade mark matters in the market, both transactional and contentious.
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